• Course number: T804S (Summer), T804F (Fall), T804W (Winter)
  • Grades offered: 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Credits: 0.5 (per semester)
  • Prerequisites: None

Course Description: This course will teach a basic understanding of multiple drawing skills. Students will be implementing these skills into a variety of techniques to turn out successful projects. A variety of drawing media will be used. Students will be working on a wide variety of subject matter in their assignments from a still life to portraiture. The “Art Elements and Principles,” as well as research of topics, will guide students in the completion of fun and interesting assignments.

Instructional Methods/Assessments: A variety of artwork, both professional and student, will show the use of different skill levels and techniques. Demonstrations will be done through the use of various technologies to strengthen student understanding and success. Critiques will help in problem-solving and in the development of ideas. Assessments are based on: Daily progress photos submitted to Schoology, quizzes, observed self-improvement, comprehension and implementation of skills and techniques taught.

Recommended Background for Success: Students should have patience, be goal-oriented and have an eye for detail. Seeing how light and shadows are used to make a drawing powerful is very important.

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